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Cruise control & speedometer stopped working when on road.

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cruise control & speedometer...

cruise control & speedometer stopped working when on road. Turned off engine then restarted it works

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuse? What size is your engine?

No not yet, the engine 3.5 v-6

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

F(###) ###-####

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've gotten too old and feeble to do the work myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, thank you very much

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 10 months ago
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How many times has this happened and does the speedometer stop without the cruise control on?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No this is the first time. I don't know the pickup has never done this before.
Ford Mechanic: A. Penland, Ford Senior Master Technician, ASE replied 10 months ago

Before any repairs are made, you will need to retrieve any trouble codes in all the modules of the vehicle like the PCM (Engine Computer), ABS Module and the Instrument cluster. All these modules control the instrument cluster, speedometer and cruise control. Any one of them or a sensor can cause the concern you describe.

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